Paul Abbassi, formerly known as the "Data Guy", is the second keynote speaker to be announced for FutureBook Live 2019, The Bookseller’s annual publishing conference.... Read more
Audible has argued a federal court to reject a copyright lawsuit filed by seven publishers against its Captions speech-to-text feature.
The Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) has given its annual Award for Innovation in Publishing to platform scite.
Amazon has revealed the third annual UK Kindle Storyteller Award shortlist after receiving more entries than ever before.
Audible is limiting the roll-out of its Captions speech-to-text feature to just works in the public domain after seven publishers filed a copyright lawsuit.... Read more
Margaret Atwood has spoken of the “phoney emails” from cyber criminals attempting to access The Testaments (Chatto & Windus), at a global press conference in London.... Read more
Tickets for FutureBook Live, which will gather more than 500 delegates and speakers from across the world of books to discuss the future of the sector... Read more
The Wellcome Trust and national funding agency UK Research & Innovation are backing a project to push "more transparent" communication around the nature and prices of... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group editorial director Jessica Tarrant has left the firm to join children’s audio start-up Yoto as its content director.
FutureBook has launched an audio originals writing competition, which will see the winning work published as an audiobook and the successful author hosted at the... Read more
T M Logan's The Holiday (Zaffre) has jetted into the Weekly E-Ranking number one spot, displacing Adam Kay's This is Going to Hurt (Picador) a week after the junior... Read more
Amazon's audiobook company Audible has agreed to delay parts of its disputed speech-to-text feature until permission and licensing issues are resolved.
James O'Brien's How to Be Right (Virgin) has claimed the Amazon Charts Most Sold: Non-Fiction number one, ending the five-week run of Adam Kay's This is Going to... Read more
The Authors Guild is supporting the Association of American Publishers (AAP) as the organisation sues Amazon’s audiobook company Audible over a new speech-to-text feature. ... Read more
Major US publishers have filed a lawsuit against Amazon's audiobook company Audible in a row over a new speech-to-text feature which they say is a violation... Read more
Issue No 5855
Friday, September 13 2019
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